A spokeswoman for the Chicago Police Department tells ET that Smollett turned over his cell smartphone statistics Monday morning and that the records “will be analyzed through detectives and we can keep up a correspondence with the victim have to additional records be wished.”
A source formerly instructed ET that Smollett turned into walking around Chicago in the early morning hours of Jan. 29, whilst guys began yelling racial and homophobic slurs at him, earlier than repeatedly hitting him. The guys then poured a substance on him — believed to be bleach, in keeping with the supply — and one of the attackers positioned a rope around his neck.
The Chicago Police Department declare they previously asked Smollett for his telephone so that it will corroborate sure details from his accounting of the incident, which includes him being on the telephone with expertise manager, Brandon Z. Moore, while the assault befell.
ET has discovered that telephone records from Moore have been sent to Chief of Staff to the Superintendent of Police Robert Boik on Feb. Five. Authorities reiterated in a statement to The Post on Sunday, “We have no motive to doubt [Smollett’s] statements, however for criminal research, we want to independently confirm the phone statistics.”
Smollett launched an assertion concerning the scenario on Feb. 1, addressing the attacks. The following day, he seemed on the level at his West Hollywood display at The Troubadour, telling fanatics that he changed into going to “stand strong.”
ET learned final week that Smollett changed into returned at paintings on the Empire set. Security has been present and is of significance to all and sundry. ET has also discovered that Smollett is recovery properly following the assault.
For extra on the research into the attack and the aftermath, watch the video below.